Schedule


Saturday
June 16

2.00-6.00

Check-in

6.30-8.00

Opening Banquet


Sunday
June 17

9.00-10.00

Breakfast

12.30-1.30

Lunch

2.00-5.00

Trip to East Rock Park

6.30-7.30

Dinner


Monday
June 18

8.15-9.00

Breakfast

9.00-10.30

Session 1: Foundations

Jorge Luis Borges, "On Exactitude in Science" and "Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius"
Robert Lucas, "What Economists Do"
Thomas Sargent, "Graduation Speech"
Aristotle, Politics (selections)

11.00-12.30

Session 2: Medieval and Early Modern Sources

Aquinas, Summa Theologiae (selections)
John Locke, "Venditio"

12.30-1.30

Lunch

4.30-6.00

Session 3: Modern Economic Thought

Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations (selections)
Karl Marx, Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts (selections)

6.15-7.15

Dinner


Tuesday
June 19

8.15-9.00

Breakfast

9.00-10.30

Session 4: The Market in Catholic Social Teaching

Leo XIII, Rerum Novarum (selections)
John Paul II, Centesimus Annus

11.00-12.30

Session 5: Defenders of the Market

J.S. Mill, On Liberty (selections)
F.A. Hayek, "The Use of Knowledge in Society"

12.30-1.30

Lunch

4.30-6.00

Session 6: Moral Constraints in Market Exchange

Michael Sandel, "What Money Can't Buy"

6.15-7.15

Dinner


Wednesday
June 20

8.15-9.00

Breakfast

9.00-10.30

Session 7: Moral Constraints in Market Exchange contd.

Judith Andre, "Blocked Exchanges: A Taxonomy"
Jason Brennan and Peter Martin Jaworski, "Markets Without Symbolic Limits"

11.00-12.30

Session 8: Distributive Justice

John Rawls, "Justice as Fairness"
Robert Nozick, Anarchy, State, and Utopia (selections)

12.30-1.30

Lunch

6.15-7.15

Dinner


Thursday
June 21

8.15-9.00

Breakfast

9.00-10.30

Session 9: Economic Inequality

Amartya Sen, Inequality Reexamined (selections)

11.00-12.30

Session 10: Economic Inequality

Elizabeth Anderson, "What is the Point of Equality?"

12.30-1.30

Lunch

4.30-6.00

Session 11: The Univeral Basic Income Debate

Philippe Van Parijs, "Why Surfers Should be Fed"
Emma Rothschild, "Security and Laissez-Faire"
Edmund Phelps, "Subsidize Wages"

6.15-7.15

Dinner


Friday
June 22

8.15-9.00

Breakfast

9.00-10.30

Session 12: Markets and Culture

Joseph Schumpeter, Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy (selections)
Daniel Bell, The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism (selections)

11.00-12.30

Session 13: The Morality of the Marketplace

Robert Lane, The Market Experience (selections)
Dierdre McCloskey, "Life in the Market is Good For You"

12.30-1.30

Lunch

4.30-6.00

Session 14: Final Thoughts

No new reading

6.15-7.15

Dinner